Team Category: Staff

Ciara O’Neill

Ciara is Finance Director at Rethink Ireland with responsibility for Finance, HR, Legal, and Governance.

She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and also has an MSc in the Management and Application of IT in Accounting. Having trained in Deloitte, Ciara has worked with a number of organisations across the private, commercial semi-state and not for profit sectors including Irish Intercontinental Bank, National Learning Network Ltd, An Post and Concern Worldwide. She has built up a broad knowledge and wide range of experience leading finance teams, implementing continuous improvements and delivering results.

In her spare time, Ciara is an avid music fan and goes to lots of gigs and festivals both in Ireland and abroad.

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Órán Duffy

Órán is a Social Impact Analyst at Rethink Ireland. 

From west Cavan, Órán spent a number of years studying and working in DCU. He received his Bachelor’s in Finance there, a Masters Degree in Strategic Management, and also worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Business School. It was during this time that he discovered a keen interest in social enterprise. 

Órán spends a lot of time playing football with his local club, Templeport GAA. In between training and games, you’ll probably find him trying to recover in one of the 365 lakes in Cavan.

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Matthew Ryan

Matthew is an Accounts Analyst at Rethink Ireland.

Matthew studied theology in the USA, earning his BA, MA, and MDiv degrees. He has a Certificate for Accounting Technician and is in the process of completing his full qualification for membership with Accounting Technicians Ireland. He has previously worked as a lecturer, administrator, and a project manager with several educational institutions and an educational publishing company. Matthew’s desire to improve people’s lives has led him to volunteer with many community projects throughout the years, sometimes taking him as far afield as Kenya and Myanmar.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys a thought-provoking podcast or audiobook, being enveloped in the music of film scores, and the challenge of strategy games.

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Korina Koler

Korina is PA to our CEO

Both here in Ireland and in her native Croatia, Korina previously held positions in the private sector as a team leader and office administrator. She has a certificate in Project Management, is wrapping up a course in Business Administration, and is enrolled in the third year of a BA degree in Business, Enterprise, and Community Development. Korina is deeply committed to promoting diversity, equality, and community development.

Korina enjoys spending her free time with her three kids and her friends. She also enjoys swimming in the cold Irish Sea and boxing.

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Orlaith Cuddihy

Orlaith is a Social Impact Analyst at Rethink Ireland. 

Originally from Limerick, Orlaith is a graduate of Mary Immaculate College with a BA in Liberal Arts where she focused on Media & Communications and History. Upon completion of her degree, she took her BHS examinations to qualify as an equestrian instructor. She has dipped her toe into journalism and financial banking. She is passionate about rights to education and social justice.

In her spare time, Orlaith enjoys spending time with her 2 beloved dogs, Uno and Belle. She also loves exploring the countryside of North Cork on her horse Jaffa and visiting Inis Oirr with her family. 

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Alice Clifford

Alice is a Business Development Executive at Rethink Ireland.

Prior to entering the third sector, Alice worked as an architectural engineer both in London and in West Cork, where she permanently relocated in 2017. Alice stumbled into the world of social enterprise through work on a project in her own community, which she took through the Social Impact Ireland Incubator in 2019. Needless to say, she hasn’t looked back, and has since continued to lead this project whilst working in non-profit consulting, with a focus on strategic planning and fundraising.

Alice holds a BSc in Physics from the University of Bristol, a Certificate of Higher Education in Public Policy Analysis from the London School of Politics and Economics, and a ‘Best Cakemaker 2019’ award from her swim club, the Lough Ine Lappers.

When not working, Alice can generally be found in a field with her donkeys and miniature ponies, up a hill with her dog Roo, or on a beach with a seal pup, as part of her voluntary role with Seal Rescue Ireland. Alice promises that she has human friends, too.

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Leanne Brady

Leanne is Senior Marketing Communications Coordinator at Rethink Ireland.

Leanne has a BA in Communications where she studied in Dublin City University. She has extensive experience in the corporate and creative event industry and Marketing sector both here in Ireland and New York. 

Outside of work she loves to travel, surf and wind down with yoga and reading.

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Clodagh Byrne

Clodagh is a Fund Activation Manager at Rethink Ireland.

Clodagh has a BA in Business and Marketing Management and an MA in International Development from Dublin City University. Having spent more than 10 years working for various international NGOs across Africa, she is passionate about community development and equality.

In her spare time, Clodagh likes all things fitness-related and is happiest with a barbell in her hands.

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Joanne Malone

Joanne is a Fund Manager at Rethink Ireland.

Prior to joining Rethink Ireland, Joanne worked as Head of Programmes and Deputy CEO for Suas Educational Development. She has worked for over 13 years in the education NGO sector, managing and supporting a range of education programmes for children and young people in Ireland, Austria, Cyprus, Malta, India and Zambia. Joanne completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in European Studies at Trinity College Dublin and the College of Europe, Bruges, and she is currently completing an MSc in Educational Assessment at the University of Oxford. She is passionate about equal educational opportunities for all and is particularly interested in the ways we can use assessment to support education and learning.

Originally from Tipperary, she has lived in Dublin for some time after stints in France and Belgium. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to (live) music, reading, traveling and keeping fit!

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Síofra Kelly

Siofra is an Associate Business Development Manager at Rethink Ireland.

Síofra graduated with a B.A. (Hons) in Business Studies and Political Science from Trinity College, where she studied non-profit management and was one of Foodcloud’s first volunteers.

Síofra has a background in marketing and fundraising consulting and has spent the last 5 years in corporate fundraising for Temple Street Foundation and Focus Ireland, before joining Rethink Ireland. She is passionate about the need to fund solutions to our most pressing societal issues.

In her spare time Síofra is a qualified yoga teacher and student. When not yoga-ing you will most likely find her listening to a podcast or planning her next hike.

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